Transparent Video or help

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Hello im having a slight issue where im a minor youtuber and cannot see how to do something, my intro  has a slash where gameplay is meant to be while the slash is happening but it isnt, here is an example: https://youtu.be/lLC_sNZQTlg (sorry for bad english)
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BTW this was old old footage
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When you say "slash", are you meaning the watermark that advertises Camtasia?

If so, that will only be present until you purchase Camtasia and render the video again with the fully licensed version.

If that's not what you meant, please try again to describe what you are seeing.

Cheers... Rick :)
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No i mean in the video at the end of the Ekyler clip there is a dash, when that dash occurs i want gameplay to be behind it while the dash is occuring, and dash i mean: with gamplay either size where the black is
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Skimming through the video I can only think of two possibilities.

Your slash does not have a transparent background which is covering your game or your intro or the beginning of the game or both have just your canvas background showing.

At approximately 0:09 I see just a black (empty) frame.


 

Your slash needs to have a transparent background or you need to trim out the empty frames where just the canvas is showing and have the intro and game transition with no blank frames.

:)
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How do i make it transparent?
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There is an option in Camtasia that is named "Remove a color". Essentially you need to try using that option. In version 9 you will find it by clicking Visual Effects.



Basically you end up with an eyedropper you use to sample the color to be removed.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Opps  didn't see you  there Rick :_)

Or you sneaked in while I was posting. lol
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Assuming your slash is a separate media that you are adding to a track you can try using the "Remove Color"  under the Visual Affects Options on the background

Drag the Remove Color on to the slash media to add the effect.



Then in the Properties Panel click on the color option and then the eyedropper and hover the eyedropper over the background and click.

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If than doesn't work or the results are undesirable than depending what type of file your slash media is
you may have to research how and what program/way to change the background to transparent.

What type of file is the slash media?

:)
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mp4
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Thanks for your help guys! is this available in camtasia studio 8?
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As of version 8.1, yes.
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How do i do that?
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This is in Camtasia 8.6

With your media selected go to the "Visual Properties" tab and the "Remove Color"




:)
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Unfortunately,
remove a color isn't going to work for animation. The filter effects the entire video clip and cannot be applied at an angle.
All you can do is remove the Black color exposing both sides of the lightening bolt.

Here's the animation with a portion of the bolt coming in.


Here's what it would look like with remove a color applied.


See what I mean? Sorry about that. It's not going to work.

That Intro is not designed for use in Camtasia.

If you use it as is. I doubt many people will even notice or care the slash doesn't work the way you want it to. 

Regards,Joe